NSC to discuss ‘misleading’ statement on Mumbai attacks: ISPR

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan army chief spokesman Maj-Gen Asif Ghafoor says a meeting of National Security Committee has been suggested to Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi to discuss recent “misleading statement regarding Mumbai incident.” In a Twitter statement, DG ISPR Asif Ghafoor said that the meeting would be held on Monday. It comes in the backdrop of remarks made by former prime minister Nawaz Sharif in an interview to a local English daily about the Mumbai terrorist attacks. Opposition parties PPP and PTI have strongly condemned Nawaz Sharif’s remarks. Imran Khan, in a Twitter statement, said Nawaz Sharif is the modern-day Mir Jafar, who collaborated with the British to enslave his nation for personal gains.He said that Nawaz was speaking Modi’s language against Pakistani State simply to protect his ill-gotten Rs 300 billions stashed in his sons companies abroad.In a press conference, PPP leader Senator Sherry Rehman said that Nawaz Sharif had endorsed Narendra Modi’s narrative in his interview. She called for the ousted prime minister to withdraw his remarks and issue a clarification. …read more

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